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Half the new cars sold in 2035 will be electric

With the continued drop in battery prices and increasing performance, will the future energy for the rest of mobility follow the same path toward electrification blazed by electric vehicles?

Lux Take on News: Weekly Round-Up July 24, 2020

On Fridays we highlight our Lux Take on the news for the week. Check out our thoughts on the top emerging technology and innovation news, including our researchers' coverage of technologies and strategies as they relate to the global pandemic in this week's blog.

We have a serious lithium problem

Lithium is both a highly specialized niche market and a key mineral in the energy transition. In five short years, the lithium market has more than quadrupled to become a $4.9 billion market – yet this is still only a small fraction of the size compared to the oil market.

The next big trends in 3D printing

Currently, innovation is not only about technology improvement but also about creating complete processes for each specific application. It is likely that this focus on process development will continue in the foreseeable future. In addition, in the coming five to 10 years, we expect to see two main trends make a major impact on the innovation landscape of the 3D printing space.

Climate-change isn’t coming…it's already here

While there is still uncertainty surrounding the severity and timing of future events, resilience planning is essential for companies to alleviate risk and ensure survival in the long run. In the report "In the Path of Destruction: Preparing for Global Climate Change in the Chemical Industry," we analyze innovations and strategies capable of addressing climate-related risk.

Lux Take on News: Weekly Round-Up July 17, 2020

Get the #LuxTake on this week's top emerging technology and innovation news. This week's round-up includes insights from our experts on the NBA, Amazon, Rivian, Apple, and Microsoft, as well as our continued coverage of technology and innovation as they relate to COVID-19.

Identifying Adjacencies to Catapult Innovation Strategy

While we’ve seen waves of digital innovation enabling us to better adapt to this new reality, how do other industries continue to innovate – especially in B2B, where a lot of innovation relies on the circulation and Brownian motion of ideas and brain-to-brain exchanges? Absent watercooler chats, we need a more systematic approach to find growth.

A renewable proxy for the global oil trade

Energy networks are growing more distributed, interconnected, and interchangeable. Today's isolated, unidirectional electricity, oil, and gas infrastructure wasn't built for these complex energy networks of the future, so how will asset owners and the customers they serve adapt to this new energy landscape? In this blog, we will highlight the evolution of energy networks.

Lux Take on News: Weekly Round-Up July 10, 2020

On Fridays we highlight our Lux Take on the news for the week. Check out our thoughts on the top emerging technology and innovation news, including our researchers' coverage of technologies and strategies as they relate to the global pandemic in this blog.

Personal hygiene in a post-coronavirus world

You may be wondering, as you scour your local grocery for that last bottle of Purell, are their other technology solutions to protect us from the virus? In this blog, our experts consider, in the aftermath of the outbreak, how consumer attitudes toward sanitation will be changed and what companies should be thinking about to prepare.

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